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Life of Pi Part 2, Chapter 90

By Yann Martel

Part 2, Chapter 90

  • RP goes blind. Both he and Pi are very weak now.
  • Pi goes blind soon after RP does.
  • Pi resolves to die.
  • Suddenly, Pi hears a voice. At first he thinks it's RP. This assumption continues for a number of pages. Then he realizes the voice has a French accent. It's not RP, it's actually another blind castaway on the Pacific.
  • Their conversation is utterly bizarre. Pi has probably gone mad.
  • The French castaway tries to eat Pi. The castaway puts his foot into RP's territory and RP, as we know, doesn't take any prisoners.